Tag Archives: Volvo

#VOTY17: A Guide to #VOTE4VOTY

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern Over the years, there had been some #VOTY polls that were really good. Others had you scratch your heads. The reality is that there are five finalists up for your vote – affectionately known … Continue reading

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Throwback Review: The Wagon for Certain Political and Cultural Types

Tweet 2008 Volvo V70. Photo by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda Throwback Review of the 2008 Volvo V70 There is a balance between stereotyping and iconography. The stereotype for driving a car such as a Volvo is it screams … Continue reading

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Quickies: Volvo vs. The Usual Suspects

Tweet 2018 Volvo XC60 T6 AWD R-Design – All Photos by Randy Stern Let’s talk about premium/luxury compact SUV/crossovers, shall we? The premium market alone is all about the combination of prestige, luxury, elegance, and sport – and to find … Continue reading

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My Favorite Cars of My Brother’s Birthyear

Tweet All photos by Randy Stern The Camelot Era began. The Kennedys swept into the White House with a new sense of glamour never seen in D.C. before. A modern couple’s presence in power was a sign of change for … Continue reading

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Historiography: The Automobile in Canada

Tweet 1956 Meteor – All Photos by Randy Stern July is a patriotic month for many countries. In particular, the United States of America and Canada. We know about the USA’s contribution to the automobile. This country set the bar … Continue reading

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Geneva 2017: Intrigue in Switzerland

Tweet The Geneva International Motor Show never disappoints. It is not just the intriguing products that will never come to North America. This show also includes those that will come here, but with a certain flair designed to engage and … Continue reading

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My Favorite Vehicles of 2016

Tweet All Photos by Randy Stern #VOTY16 has been awarded. The editorial calendar has turned over a new year. It is cause for celebration! There is one more bit of business to take care of. As a tradition, I sit … Continue reading

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Making the Claim

Tweet 2017 Volvo XC90 T6 Inscription – All Photos by Randy Stern A Victory & Reseda review of the 2017 Volvo XC90 You know you’re the baddest thing around when you can pat yourself on the back and make audacious … Continue reading

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#MAMA16FR – 25 Years in The Making

Tweet A typical Wednesday morning at Autobahn Country Club – All Photos by Randy Stern Why is the Midwest Automotive Media Association such an honor to be a member of? A discussion with one of its board members came up … Continue reading

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Bringing IndyCar Engine technology To The Streets

Tweet IndyCar is the guiding light for engine manufacturers. Downsized, turbocharged, high compression ratios, and exotic materials – this describes the 2.2 liter twin turbo V6 specified by the Verizon IndyCar series. These engines are designed, built and supplied by … Continue reading

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